Topic: Russian KGB
The sharp exchange of words on Monday reveals what some Russia experts say is a growing rift between Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev.
03/22/2011 01:52 pm
Vice President Biden's two-day visit to Russia was aimed at bolstering economic ties. He also called on the Kremlin to take a harder line against corruption.
03/10/2011 12:29 pm
The former secret agent has launched a flashy website to promote a sprouting career. Anna Chapman's potential bid for Russian parliament is rumored to have backing from Vladimir Putin's political party.
03/04/2011 12:20 pm
Luke Harding, Moscow correspondent of Britain's Guardian newspaper, was told that 'Russia is closed to you.' Even in Soviet times, expulsions of international journalists was rare and usually connected with a diplomatic crisis.
02/08/2011 02:02 pm
Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko won a fourth term by a significant majority, but large protests by the opposition and a harsh police response signal this could be a difficult term.
12/20/2010 10:04 am
The Russian spy scandal has provoked an upheaval within the country's humiliated foreign intelligence agency. Some are pushing for a recreation of Soviet-era security machinery.
11/12/2010 01:20 pm
Mikhail Kasyanov tells Americans how he traveled the road from prime minister to Vladimir Putin to an outspoken leader of the Russian political opposition. His story of life inside the Kremlin reveals much about the enigmatic Putin.
10/25/2010 06:02 pm
Russian spies deported from the United States earlier this year, including Anna Chapman, have received top honors from President Dmitry Medvedev.
10/19/2010 02:24 pm
Anna Chapman, the Russian spy deported from the US, is living the life of a celebrity at home, defying espionage convention and casting doubt over whether she was ever a real spy.
10/08/2010 11:11 am
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin thrives on feats of daring-do. In the past decade, he has taken controls of a nuclear submarine, flown an Su-25 fighter plane, co-piloted a Tu-160 supersonic bomber, and tracked endangered whales in the Sea of Japan. But he's also shown off a gentler side, like with his crooning of the song 'Blueberry Hill' at a charity dinner. Here are some of his recent adventures.
08/26/2010 03:38 pm